Isaiah Thomas (basketball)
|Born||February 7, 1989|
|Listed height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|NBA draft||2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 60th overall|
|Selected by the Sacramento Kings|
|2018||Los Angeles Lakers|
|2021||New Orleans Pelicans|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Isaiah Jamar Thomas (born February 7, 1989) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The 5-foot-9-inch (1.75 m) point guard played three years of college basketball for the Washington Huskies and was a three-time all-conference selection in the Pac-10. After electing to forgo his senior year of college, Thomas was selected by the Sacramento Kings with the final pick in the 2011 NBA draft. He spent three seasons with the Kings before joining the Phoenix Suns in 2014. Thomas was traded to the Boston Celtics in February 2015. He was named an NBA All-Star in both 2016 and 2017, and received All-NBA Team honors for the 2016-17 season where he led the Celtics to the #1 seed of the Eastern Conference finishing 3rd in MVP voting. He was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in August 2017 before being dealt to the Los Angeles Lakers at mid-season. In July 2018, Thomas joined the Denver Nuggets. He later signed with the Washington Wizards in July 2019, before again being traded mid-season, this time to the Los Angeles Clippers where he was waived shortly after. 
Born to James Thomas and Tina Baldtrip, Isaiah Thomas was named after former Detroit Pistons Hall of Fame guard Isiah Thomas. A lifelong Lakers fan, James made a bet with a friend that his beloved team would defeat the Pistons in the 1989 Finals or he would name his son after decorated Lakers nemesis Isiah Thomas. The Pistons won in a four-game sweep, but James had already warmed to the name well before then. His mother consented to it on condition that it took the Biblical spelling. He was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington. As a child, he had the nicknames "Bighead" (or Head) from his father and "Zeke" from his mother, after Isiah Thomas's nickname.
High school career
Thomas attended Curtis Senior High School in University Place, Washington, through 11th grade. As his grades had to improve to earn a scholarship, he repeated his senior year across the country at South Kent School in South Kent, Connecticut. He graduated from the Connecticut prep school in 2008. At Curtis High, playing for the varsity basketball team, Thomas had averaged 31.2 points per game as a junior. He called a news briefing on April 20, 2006, to announce his intention to sign with the University of Washington.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||Commit date|
|South Kent, Connecticut||South Kent School||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)||170 lb (77 kg)||Apr 19, 2006|
|Recruiting star ratings: Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: ESPN grade: 76|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 2 (PG); 22 (school) Rivals: 14 (PG); 92 (national)|
Thomas received the blessing of Nate Robinson, the former Washington Huskies star, to wear his No. 2 jersey. In an exhibition game against Western Washington, Thomas scored 27 points on 9-of-12 field goals. He scored a season-high 27 points in an 81–67 home win over Morgan State on December 30, 2008. This surpassed his previous high of 19 points scored in a 74–51 blowout over Florida International on November 20.
Thomas averaged 15.5 points, 2.6 assists, and 3.0 rebounds per game as a true freshman. He was named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year. As a sophomore, his averages rose to 16.9 points, 3.2 assists, and 3.9 rebounds per game. He was selected first team All-Pac-10.
Thomas was again named first team All-Pac-10 in his junior year. On March 12, 2011, Thomas scored 28 points and hit a game-winning buzzer beater in overtime to lead the Huskies to victory over Arizona in the championship game of the Pac-10 tournament. He was among the final ten candidates for the Bob Cousy Award in his junior season.
Sacramento Kings (2011–2014)
Before the 2011 NBA draft, Thomas participated in his own pre-draft documentary entitled "Road To The NBA–The Isaiah Thomas Story". Thomas was selected in the second round of the 2011 NBA draft with the 60th and final pick by the Sacramento Kings. On February 19, 2012, Thomas recorded his first double-double with 23 points and 11 assists against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
On March 1, 2012, Thomas was named the February Western Conference NBA Rookie of the Month after averaging 12.2 points and 4.4 assists per contest in February. No player before had gone on to win Rookie of the Month honors after being picked last in the NBA draft. On April 2, 2012, Thomas was once again named Western Conference NBA Rookie of the Month after posting averages of 13.6 points and 4.9 assists per contest in March. Thomas was also named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team and finished seventh in NBA Rookie of the Year voting.
On January 19, 2014, Thomas scored a then-career-high of 38 points during a loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Five days later, he tied this same total in points against the Indiana Pacers. On March 18, 2014, he recorded his first career triple-double with 24 points, 11 assists, and 10 rebounds in a 117–111 overtime win over the Washington Wizards; giving him the distinction of being the shortest player to ever record a triple-double in the NBA. During the 2013–14 season, Thomas joined Calvin Murphy (twice), Dana Barros, Damon Stoudamire, and Michael Adams as the only players under 6 ft (1.8 m) tall to average over 20 points per game and 6 assists per game in a season.
Thomas was immensely popular in his three seasons in Sacramento; his show of solidarity and frequent appearances at City Council meetings during the Kings' relocation saga, in particular, endeared him to many fans.
Phoenix Suns (2014–2015)
On July 12, 2014, Thomas was acquired by the Phoenix Suns in a sign-and-trade deal that also sent the rights of Alex Oriakhi to the Kings. On August 14, 2014, Thomas underwent a successful arthroscopy of his left wrist, for an injury sustained the previous season. He made his debut for the Suns in their victorious 119–99 season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers, in which he recorded 23 points, 3 assists, and 1 rebound. In the Suns' next game on October 31, Thomas again recorded 23 points in a 94–89 win over the San Antonio Spurs, joining Tom Chambers, A.C. Green, and Tom Gugliotta as the fourth Sun to score at least 23 points in their first two games with the team.
After missing eight games with an ankle injury, Thomas returned to action on December 12 as he scored 10 points in the Suns' 103–105 loss to the Detroit Pistons. On January 21, 2015, he recorded a season-high 27 points off the bench in a 118–113 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. On February 5, Thomas was announced as a contestant for the NBA Skills Challenge, making him the shortest contestant to ever participate in the event.
Boston Celtics (2015–2017)
On February 19, 2015, Thomas was traded to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Marcus Thornton and a 2016 first-round pick. He made his debut for the Celtics three days later in a 118–111 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, scoring 21 points off the bench. On March 2, 2015, he was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, February 23, through Sunday, March 1. He later missed eight games in March with a bruised lower back. On April 8, 2015, he scored a season-high 34 points in a 113–103 win over the Detroit Pistons. He subsequently earned Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors for games played Monday, April 6, through Sunday, April 12. In his first career playoff game on April 19, Thomas recorded 22 points and 10 assists in a first-round Game 1 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Celtics went on to lose to the Cavaliers in a four-game sweep, as Thomas averaged 17.5 points and 7.0 assists over the series. As a result of his sixth-man role with both Phoenix and Boston in 2014–15, Thomas finished second in the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award voting with 324 points, including 33 first-place votes.
On December 16, 2015, Thomas tied his then-career high of 38 points in a 119–116 loss to the Detroit Pistons. On January 28, 2016, he was named an Eastern Conference All-Star reserve for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game. Thomas became the lowest draft pick to be named an All-Star since the NBA draft was reduced to two rounds in 1989. He also became only the ninth player under 6 feet (1.8 m) to be named an All-Star, while also tying Calvin Murphy as the shortest player to be selected for the All-Star Game. On February 8, 2016, he was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, February 1, through Sunday, February 7. Thomas led the Celtics to a 4–0 week, including a road victory against the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers while averaging 20.3 points (12th in the East), 7.0 assists (tied for fourth in the conference), and 4.5 rebounds. With the Celtics down 2–0 to the Atlanta Hawks in the first round of the 2016 playoffs, Thomas scored a then-career-high 42 points in Game 3 in Boston to lift the Celtics to a 111–103 win. He became only the ninth Celtic to score 40 points in a playoff game. With 28 points in Game 4, Thomas helped the Celtics even the series at 2–2 with a 104–95 overtime win. However, the Celtics went on to lose the series 4–2.
Over the first 21 games of the 2016–17 season, Thomas scored 20 points or more in every contest but one. After returning from a four-game absence in early December with a groin strain, Thomas continued to put up big numbers. On December 20, he scored a then-career-high 44 points, including 36 after halftime, in a 112–109 overtime win over the Memphis Grizzlies. He also matched his career best for three-pointers, going 7-of-10 from outside the arc. He subsequently earned Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors for games played Monday, December 19 through Sunday, December 25. On December 30 against Miami, he scored 29 of his career-high 52 points in the fourth quarter, setting a franchise record for points in a period and leading Boston to a 117–114 victory over the Heat. Thomas hit six of his nine three-pointers in the fourth and broke the franchise record of 24 points in a quarter set by Larry Bird in 1983 and matched by Todd Day in 1995. Thomas' 52 points was the fourth-highest scoring total in Celtics history—Bird holds the record with 60 points in March 1985.
On January 3, 2017, Thomas recorded 29 points and a career-high 15 assists in a 115–104 win over the Utah Jazz. On January 21, he had a 41-point effort in a 127–123 overtime loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, marking his 14th 30-plus point game of the season. On January 26, he was named an Eastern Conference All-Star reserve for the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. Thomas averaged 32.9 points in January, marking the third-highest monthly average in team history—Paul Pierce averaged 33.5 in February 2006, and Larry Bird averaged 33.1 points in February 1988. On February 2, he was named Eastern Conference Player of the Month for January. He led the NBA in scoring (32.9 ppg) and tied for fifth in the East in assists (6.9 apg) for the month as the Celtics went 10–4 to take over first place in the Atlantic Division. On February 15, he scored 33 points in a 116–108 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. It was his 40th straight 20-point game, tying the team record set by John Havlicek during the 1971–72 season. The following day, he had 29 points in a 104–103 loss to the Chicago Bulls, going 8 for 18 from the field in his 41st straight game with at least 20 points, breaking Havlicek's team record. With 19 points against the Atlanta Hawks on February 27, Thomas' franchise-record streak of consecutive 20-point games ended at 43. It was only the second time this season he did not register at least 20 points in a game. On March 12 against Chicago, Thomas hit his 200th three-point shot of the season, becoming the third Celtics player all-time to reach that mark along with Antoine Walker and Paul Pierce. With 32 points against the Milwaukee Bucks on March 29, Thomas became only the sixth Celtic ever to score 2,000 points in a single season. He also extended his streak with at least one three-pointer to a franchise-best 50 straight games.
Thomas led the Celtics to a first-round win over the Chicago Bulls after learning the day before the series began that his younger sister, Chyna Thomas, had died in a car accident outside of his native Tacoma, Washington. After the Celtics defeated the Bulls 4–2, he flew cross-country to attend her funeral. He returned to Boston for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals and had 33 points and nine assists in helping the Celtics defeat the Washington Wizards 123–111. In Game 2 against Washington, Thomas scored 53 points—the second-highest total in Celtics playoff history—to help Boston win 129–119 in overtime and take a 2–0 lead in the series. He became only the fifth Celtic to score 50 or more points in a postseason game, missing John Havlicek's team record by one point. In Game 7 against Washington, Thomas scored 29 points and had 12 assists to help the Celtics advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2012 with a 115–105 win and a 4–3 series victory. After the Celtics lost the first two games of the Conference Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Thomas was ruled out for the remainder of the postseason with a hip injury.
Cleveland Cavaliers (2017–2018)
On August 22, 2017, Thomas was traded, along with Jae Crowder, Ante Žižić, and the Brooklyn Nets' unprotected 2018 first-round draft pick, to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Kyrie Irving. However, during the post-trade physical examination by Cleveland staff, concerns were raised about the health of Thomas' previously injured hip. As a result, eight days after the deal was announced, the Celtics agreed to send the Cavaliers a 2020 second-round draft pick via the Miami Heat to complete the trade. It was later reported that Thomas had been playing with a number of secondary issues in his hip, such as a loss of cartilage and some arthritis, for several seasons. On September 25, 2017, the Cavaliers said that Thomas might play by the end of the year. On December 21, 2017, Thomas scrimmaged with the Canton Charge of the NBA G League and dressed for the first time since joining the Cavaliers, suiting up but not playing against the Chicago Bulls. On January 2, 2018, Thomas made his long-awaited debut for the Cavaliers, scoring 17 points in 19 minutes off the bench in a 127–110 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. A day later, Thomas returned to TD Garden. Although he did not play in the Cavaliers' 102–88 loss to the Celtics, Thomas received a standing ovation from the Celtics' fans. On January 6, he had 19 points and four assists in his second appearance and first start of the season in a 131–127 win over the Orlando Magic. On January 20, he scored a season-high 24 points in a 148–124 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Los Angeles Lakers (2018)
On February 8, 2018, the Cavaliers traded Thomas, Channing Frye and a 2018 first-round draft pick to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. In his debut for the Lakers two days later, Thomas scored 22 points off the bench in a 130–123 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. On March 1, he scored a season-high 29 points in a 131–113 win over the Miami Heat. On March 29, he was ruled out for the rest of the season after undergoing arthroscopic surgery to his right hip.
Denver Nuggets (2018–2019)
On July 16, 2018, Thomas signed a one-year deal with the Denver Nuggets. He made his debut for the Nuggets on February 13, 2019, scoring all eight of his points in the third quarter of Denver's 120–118 win over the Sacramento Kings. It was his first game since March 22, 2018, when he was with the Lakers.
Washington Wizards (2019–2020)
New Orleans Pelicans (2021)
National team career
In April 2018, Thomas was selected to the 35-player 2018–20 USA men's national team roster and attended the team's Las Vegas minicamp in July 2018. In February 2021, he was selected to the 14-player roster for the final round of the 2022 FIBA AmeriCup qualifiers. On February 19, in his first competitive game in over a year, Thomas scored 19 points in a 93–77 victory over Bahamas. He followed it up the day after by scoring 9 points, all in the first quarter, in a 96–75 victory against Mexico.
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
Thomas and his wife Kayla have two sons and one daughter together.
- He was measured at 5 ft 8.75 in without shoes and 5 ft 10.25 in with shoes at the 2011 NBA Draft Combine. "Draft Combine Anthro, 2011-12". NBA.com. Retrieved September 9, 2018.
- "LA Clippers Waive Isaiah Thomas". NBA. February 8, 2020. Retrieved February 9, 2020.
- Torre, Pablo S. (February 7, 2011). "The Name of the Game". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- Begley, Ian (February 15, 2012). "Knicks fans boo Isaiah Thomas". ESPN. Retrieved February 15, 2012.
- Miles, Todd (February 10, 2017). "Isaiah Thomas has a new home in Tacoma: His own basketball court". The News Tribune. Retrieved April 24, 2017.
- Layden, Tim (February 13, 2017). "Little Man, Big Shots". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved April 29, 2017.
- "All Isaiah Thomas needed was to be wanted". SBNation.com. April 5, 2016. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
- "Huskies — Isaiah Thomas ready to play basketball for Huskies". Seattle Times. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- "Curtis' Isaiah Thomas likely to choose UW". Seattle Times. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- "Huskies – UW Men's Basketball – No. 2 man Isaiah Thomas expects big returns". Seattle Times. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- "Morgan State vs. Washington – Game Recap – December 30, 2008 – ESPN". ESPN. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- "Isaiah Thomas Biography". GoHuskies.com. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- "BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES FINAL TEN CANDIDATES FOR 2011 BOB COUSY AWARD" (PDF). Bob Cousy Award. February 7, 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 2, 2011. Retrieved July 7, 2011.
- "Sports Now". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- Allen, Percy (June 22, 2011). "Husky Men's Basketball Blog | Road To The NBA – The Isaiah Thomas Story". Seattle Times. Retrieved June 23, 2011.
- "Cleveland's Kyrie Irving and Sacramento's Isaiah Thomas Named Rookies of the Month". March 1, 2012. Retrieved March 1, 2012.
- "Isaiah Thomas Named NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month for March". sacramentokings.com. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
- Shiller, Drew. "Thompson named to All-Rookie First Team, Thomas to Second Team". csnbayarea.com. Archived from the original on September 24, 2012. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
- "Kings at Thunder". NBA.com. Archived from the original on July 3, 2014. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- "Wizards at Kings". NBA.com. Archived from the original on July 3, 2014. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- Coughenour, Jim (July 15, 2014). "New Phoenix Suns PG Isaiah Thomas provides bang for the buck". Bright Side Of The Sun. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- Voisin, Ailene (February 7, 2017). "Celtics' Isaiah Thomas gets the last laugh". sacbee.com. Retrieved February 20, 2018.
- "Suns Complete Sign-and-Trade for Isaiah Thomas". NBA.com. Phoenix Suns. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- "Suns Thomas Undergoes Successful Procedure". Phoenix Suns. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- "Lakers at Suns". NBA.com. Archived from the original on November 12, 2014. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- "Thomas helps Suns surge past Spurs". Times Colonist. Glacier Community Media. The Sports Network. October 31, 2014. Retrieved October 12, 2017.
- "Pistons at Suns". NBA.com. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- "Isaiah Thomas to Compete in 2015 Skills Challenge". Phoenix Suns. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
- "Celtics Acquire Thomas From Phoenix". NBA.com. February 19, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2015.
- "Lakers stop 7-game losing streak with OT win over Celtics". NBA.com. February 22, 2015. Archived from the original on June 14, 2016. Retrieved February 22, 2015.
- "Isaiah Thomas Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week". NBA.com. March 2, 2015. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
- Cox, Zack (March 25, 2015). "Isaiah Thomas To Return For Celtics Vs. Heat After Eight-Game Absence". NESN.com. Retrieved December 30, 2016.
- "Celtics eliminate Pistons from race, 113–103". NBA.com. April 8, 2015. Archived from the original on December 28, 2016. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
- "Thomas Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week". NBA.com. April 13, 2015. Retrieved April 13, 2015.
- ""Big 3" lead Cavaliers past Celtics 113–100 in Game 1". NBA.com. April 19, 2015. Archived from the original on April 9, 2016. Retrieved April 19, 2015.
- "Raptors' Lou Williams wins 2014–15 Kia NBA Sixth Man Award". NBA.com. April 20, 2015. Archived from the original on March 17, 2017. Retrieved April 20, 2015.
- "Caldwell-Pope scores 31 points, Pistons beat Celtics 119–116". NBA.com. December 16, 2015. Archived from the original on June 22, 2017. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
- D'Amico, Marc (January 28, 2016). "No Debate: Isaiah Thomas is an All-Star". NBA.com. Retrieved January 28, 2016.
- Forsberg, Chris (January 29, 2016). "Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas earns first All-Star nod". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2016.
- "Thomas Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week". NBA.com. February 8, 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
- "Thomas scores 42, lifts Celtics over Hawks 111–103 in Game 3". NBA.com. April 22, 2016. Archived from the original on May 29, 2017. Retrieved April 22, 2016.
- "Celtics beat Hawks 104–95 in OT, series tied 2–2". NBA.com. April 24, 2016. Archived from the original on April 28, 2018. Retrieved April 25, 2016.
- "Isaiah Thomas 2016–17 Game Log". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 4, 2017.
- "Thomas scores 26 points to lead Celtics over Hornets, 96–88". ESPN.com. December 16, 2016. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
- "Thomas scores career-high 44, Celtics beat Grizzlies in OT". ESPN.com. December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
- "Isaiah Thomas, Russell Westbrook named Players of the Week". NBA.com. December 26, 2016. Retrieved December 30, 2016.
- "Thomas scores 52 for Celtics in 117–114 win over Miami". ESPN.com. December 30, 2016. Retrieved December 30, 2016.
- "Thomas' 29 points, 15 assists send Celtics past Jazz 115–104". ESPN.com. January 3, 2017. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
- "Lillard, McCollum carry Portland to OT win over Boston". ESPN.com. January 21, 2017. Retrieved January 21, 2017.
- Whitaker, Lang (January 26, 2017). "Warriors, Cavaliers dominate selections for NBA All-Star 2017 as reserves are revealed". NBA.com. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
- "Thomas scores 41 for Celtics in 113–109 win over Pistons". ESPN.com. January 30, 2017. Retrieved January 31, 2017.
- "Thomas, Curry and Durant named players of month for January". NBA.com. February 2, 2017. Retrieved February 2, 2017.
- "Thomas scores 33, Celtics hold off late push by 76ers". ESPN.com. February 15, 2017. Retrieved February 15, 2017.
- "Butler lifts Bulls to 104–103 victory over Celtics". ESPN.com. February 16, 2017. Retrieved February 17, 2017.
- "Hawks prevail 114–98 in scrappy showdown with Celtics". ESPN.com. February 27, 2017. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
- "Thomas has 22, does wave, Celtics hand Bulls 5th loss in row". ESPN.com. March 12, 2017. Retrieved March 13, 2017.
- "Bucks fend off late Celtics rally in 103–100 win". ESPN.com. March 29, 2017. Retrieved March 30, 2017.
- "Thomas' 33, Celtics' 3s too much for Wizards in 123–111 win". ESPN.com. April 30, 2017. Retrieved April 30, 2017.
- "Thomas scores 53, Celtics beat Wizards 129–119 in OT". ESPN.com. May 2, 2017. Retrieved May 2, 2017.
- "Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115–105". ESPN.com. May 15, 2017. Retrieved May 15, 2017.
- "Isaiah Thomas Ruled Out for Remainder of Playoffs". NBA.com. May 20, 2017. Retrieved May 20, 2017.
- "Celtics Acquire Four-Time All-Star Kyrie Irving". NBA.com. August 22, 2017. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
- Wojnarowski, Adrian (August 27, 2017). "Cleveland Cavaliers plan to seek additional compensation from Boston Celtics". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
- Wojnarowski, Adrian (August 30, 2017). "Cavs add 2nd-round pick from Celtics to complete Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 30, 2017.
- Lloyd, Jason (September 8, 2017). "Lloyd: So few answers raise even more questions about Isaiah Thomas' health". theathletic.com. Retrieved September 9, 2017.
- "Cavaliers expect Isaiah Thomas to play by January". NBA.com. September 25, 2017. Retrieved September 26, 2017.
- "LeBron, Cavs win 12th straight at home, 115-112 over Bulls". ESPN.com. December 21, 2017. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
- "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas in uniform vs. Bulls". NBA.com. December 21, 2017. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
- "Thomas has smashing debut as Cavs down Trail Blazers 127-110". ESPN.com. January 2, 2018. Retrieved January 2, 2018.
- "Thomas gets standing O, all 'good' with Ainge". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 4, 2018.
- "LeBron James assist short of triple-double in Cavs' win". ESPN.com. January 6, 2018. Retrieved January 6, 2018.
- "George scores 36, Thunder blast LeBron, Cavs 148-124". ESPN.com. January 20, 2018. Retrieved January 20, 2018.
- "Lakers Acquire Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye in Trade with Cleveland". NBA.com. February 8, 2018. Retrieved February 8, 2018.
- "Nowitzki, Mavs spoil Thomas debut in 130-123 win over Lakers". ESPN.com. February 10, 2018. Retrieved February 11, 2018.
- "Lakers shred Heat defense, stay hot with easy 131-113 win". ESPN.com. March 1, 2018. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
- "Isaiah Thomas Medical update". NBA.com. March 29, 2018. Retrieved March 29, 2018.
- "Denver Nuggets Sign Veteran Guard Isaiah Thomas". NBA.com. July 16, 2018. Retrieved July 16, 2018.
- "Jokic tips in winner as Nuggets beat Kings 120-118". ESPN.com. February 13, 2019. Retrieved February 14, 2019.
- "Wizards sign Isaiah Thomas". NBA.com. July 10, 2019.
- "New York Knicks Acquire Harkless and Two Draft Picks". NBA.com. February 6, 2020.
The Clippers received guard Isaiah Thomas from Washington...
- "LA Clippers Waive Isaiah Thomas". NBA. February 8, 2020. Retrieved February 9, 2020.
- "Pelicans sign Isaiah Thomas to 10-day contract". NBA.com. April 3, 2021. Retrieved April 3, 2021.
- Andrew Lopez (April 13, 2021). "New Orleans Pelicans not signing Isaiah Thomas to second 10-day contract at this time, source says". ESPN. Retrieved May 2, 2021.
- Matt Borelli (April 10, 2018). "Lakers' Isaiah Thomas Named To 2018-20 USA Men's National Team Roster". lakersnation.com. Retrieved February 20, 2021.
- "Team USA's 14-man AmeriCup roster features James Nunnally, Isaiah Thomas". Eurohoops.net. February 2, 2021. Retrieved February 20, 2021.
- "Isaiah Thomas, Joe Johnson headline U.S. roster for AmeriCup qualifying". NBC Sports. February 3, 2021. Retrieved February 20, 2021.
- "Isaiah Thomas returns to score 19 points as US beats Bahamas". NBA.com. February 20, 2021. Retrieved February 20, 2021.
- Jacob Camenker (February 20, 2021). "Highlights: Isaiah Thomas has beautiful no-look pass in Team USA's dominating win over Mexico". Yahoo Sports. Retrieved February 21, 2021.
- Sailor, Craig (April 15, 2017). "NBA star Isaiah Thomas' sister killed in Federal Way accident on I-5". The News Tribune. Retrieved April 15, 2017.
- "This Is for Boston". The Players' Tribune. September 6, 2017. Retrieved February 14, 2019.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Isaiah Thomas (basketball).|